Young Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII of England, by Michel Sittow. (circa 1504-1505)

Henry VIII Marries Catherine of Aragon: The Start of a 20 Year Marriage

By Michael Sittow. A young Catherine of Aragon, known at this age for her beauty. Daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, wife to Prince Arthur of England and, more famously, to his younger brother Henry VIII.

The Children of Henry VIII by Alison Weir  She is a great Historical Fiction writer!

The Children of Henry VIII-At his death in King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne.

Wives of Henry VIII | Six-Wives-of-Henry-VIII-the-six-wives-of-henry-viii-11609493-500-500 ...  All Cousins, except Anne of Cleves

From top left to bottom right - Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr

Prince Edward Tudor - King Henry VIII's only legitimate son (with Jane Seymour)

Portrait of Edward, Prince of Wales (c. Hans Holbein (the Younger). Edward VI king of England and Ireland from 1547 to was King Henry VIII's only legitimate son; his mother, Henry's third wife, Jane Seymour, died 12 days after his birth.

King Henry VIII (1509 - 1547) The best known fact about Henry is that he had six wives. British school children learn the following rhyme to help them remember the fate of each wife: "Divorced, Beheaded, Died: Divorced, Beheaded, Survived".

Henry VIII -- -- Joos van Cleve -- Flemish -- Oil on wood -- British Royal Trust Collection

Stair case in Knole House, Kent, England.Tudor Palace.

Henry VIII's palaces

Henry VIII's palaces - Henry VIII's palaces - Another Tudor Palace, Knole in Kent, gives an even better sense of the period. Henry was “ultra-fashionable” and his palaces were the most stylish in northern Europe.

Lost Crown of Henry VIII is recreated almost 400 years after being destroyed. The original was melted after Charles I was beheaded, but not before he was portrayed in thorough detail in a portrait. The stones and precious pearls of the replica of the Crown of Henry VIII are real. The Crown may have been made for Henry VIII's father, Henry VII, and was used in the Coronations of his sons Edward, Mary and Elizabeth, and later on of James I and Charles I.

Coroa perdida de Henrique VIII é recriada quase 400 anos após ser destruída

A meticulous reproduction of the crown used for the coronation of Henry VII, Henry VIII and his three children, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I (the original was destroyed by Oliver Cromwell). It is on exhibition at Hampton Court Palace.

Elizabeth of York, Lancastrian wife of Henry VII and mother of King Henry VIII. Queen Elizabeth I was likely named after both of her grandmothers, each of whom was named Elizabeth.

Elizabeth of York Daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville Born: 11 February 1466 Married Henry VII: 18 June 1486 Died: 11 February 1503 Children: Arthur Prince of Wales Margaret Queen of Scotland Henry VIII Mary Queen of France 18

Photo of Henry VIII's son, Edward VI for fans of King Henry VIII. Son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.  Painted by Hans Holbein the Younger  c1540s

Son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour. Painted by Hans Holbein the Younger Wallpaper and background photos of Henry VIII's son, Edward VI for fans of King Henry VIII images.

Edward VI, son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.Crowned at 9,he died at 15 of tuberculosis or pneumonia,and named Lady Jane Grey his (9 day) successor, ignoring both his half sisters. Although he only reigned for 6 years, he solidified the protestant religion in England that remained intact despite the efforts of his ultimate successor, the Catholic Queen Mary.

King Henry VIII and His Six Wives—Love, Marriage, and Children

Edward VI, son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour. c Wallpaper and background photos of Edward VI, Son of Henry VIII for fans of King Henry VIII images.

children of Queen Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII

Children of Queen Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII. This may give some insight into why he was so crazed to abandon Catherine for a younger woman that would sire an heir to the throne.

Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne Boleyn by lisby1, via Flickr  Mary is believed to be the eldest daughter of Thomas Boleyn and Lady Elizabeth Howard the eldest daughter of Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk.

Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne Boleyn Mary Boleyn (c. July was a member of the English Boleyn family, which enjoyed considerable influence during the reign of King Henry VIII of England. Mary was the sister of Queen consort Anne Boleyn.

Was Henry VIII Lancastrian? His Father Was a Beaufort, So What Did Henry Do? He Tried to Marry One, Then He Married Two.

Was Henry VIII Lancastrian? His Father Was a Beaufort, So What Did Henry Do? He Tried to Marry One, Then He Married Two.

Anne Boleyn has been pilloried for centuries for intentionally seducing poor Henry VIII, refusing to become his mistress.

Annulment, and are we not going to talk about the wife tryouts for wife number 5?

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